Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Extraordinary
By

Rating
Product Details

About the Author

Miriam Spitzer Franklin is a former elementary and middle school teacher who currently teaches homeschooled students and is a writer in residence with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Extraordinary, her debut middle grade novel, was inspired by a niece who suffered a brain injury after a high fever led to a stroke. Miriam lives with her husband, two daughters, and two cats in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Reviews

"A gentle story... Most readers will understand long before Pansy does that she is setting herself up for disappointment, but they will also recognize that Pansy's dedication to her friend is plenty extraordinary in itself." --Publishers Weekly "North Carolina author Franklin firmly grasps the climate and struggles among kids today. Her crystal-clear writing is filled with rich detail and believable characters. The sensitive story will resonate with young girls wrestling with friendship pains." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "[An] effective debut... the ending, in which Pansy accepts the reality of Anna's situation, is suitably affecting." --Booklist "Though Pansy, Anna, and Andy are in fifth grade, the themes are universal, and this could easily appeal to young teens as well as the middle grade set... A fine addition to upper elementary and middle school collections where weighty realistic fiction is in demand." -School Library Journal "Extraordinary is a delightful tale of loyalty, friendship, and hope." --Karen Harrington, author of Courage for Beginners and Sure Signs of Crazy "An inspiring, beautifully told story of friendship, hope, and the power of positive thinking, even in the face of deep disappointment." --Dianna Dorisi Winget, author of A Million Ways Home

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Extraordinary on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top